Dr. Jessica Glass Kendorski is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania, and maintains
certifications as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and School Psychologist
nationally (NCSP) and in New Jersey. She is faculty advisor for PSI CHI, the national
honor society in psychology.
She actively works with school districts to improve systems for all students through the reform of school and district-wide academic and behavioral policies and practices. Dr. Kendorski has led the development of the Applied Behavior Analysis programs at PCOM as well as the approval of these programs by the Behavioral Analysis Certification Board (BACB).
Prior to her current position at PCOM, she was a Senior Educational Consultant at the May Institute, where she partnered with, and supported local school districts in the implementation of school and district wide Positive Behavior Support Initiatives. Additionally, she worked at the Linden’s Neurobehavioral Stabilization Program, a residential program specializing in treating children with autism and other developmental disabilities to overcome severe behavioral challenges. She also completed extensive neuropsychology training at Bancroft, where she currently serves as a member of the Rehabilitation Services Board of Trustees. Dr. Kendorski is a regular contributor to Healthy Kids on philly.com. An appreciative mom of two, she is passionate about child advocacy, education, and positive parenting practices.
Dr. Kendorski writes a Healthy Kids blog on Philly.com.
Dr. Kendorski received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the APA-accredited program at Temple University.
SPSY 519: Consultation and Collaboration in Educational Settings
SPSY 510: Theories of Learning
SPSY 551: School Psychology Practicum Seminar
Dr. Kendorski's primary research interest and expertise focus on supporting the social, emotional, and behavioral development of all children as well as those diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders in the home and school settings.
Recent Publications and Presentations
Perrin, F.A., Progar, P.R., Kendorski, J.G. (manuscript in preparation) A Behavioral Economic Perspective of Preference Assessments.
Kendorski, J.G., Allen, S.L.(2014). Autism Spectrum Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Implications for PCOM Family Medicine Spring Review (2014)
Kendorski, J.G. (October, 2014).Effective Classroom-Wide Discipline and Instructional Strategies. Invited Training, Ewing School District, New Jersey.
Kendorski J.G. (March 2013) Designing Systems to Promote Treatment Integrity. Invited Training, Melmark Expert Speaker Series, Berwyn, PA.
Allen, S.L., Kendorski, J.G. (May, 2013). Classroom Strategies for Students with Brain Injury. Annual Conference for the Brain Injury Alliance, New Jersey, Eatontown, NJ.
Hale, J.B., Metro, N., Kendorski, J.G., Hain, L.A., Whitaker, J., & Moldovan, J. (2009). Facilitating school reintegration for children with Traumatic Brain Injury. In A. Dvis (ed.), Handbook for Pediatric neuropsychology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Landgraf, J.A., Kendorski, J. (March, 2009). Praise Patrol: Using An Individual Student’s Needs To Drive A Class-Wide Intervention. Annual Convention of the Association for Positive Behavior Support, Jacksonville, FL.
Feinberg, A., Kendorski, J. (February, 2009). Assessing Fidelity of Implementation When Developing a Response to Intervention Model. Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Boston, MA.
Hain, L.A., Hale, J.B., Kendorski, J.G. (2008). The enigmatic population of specific learning disabilities: Comorbidty of psychopathology in cognitive and academic subtypes. In S.G. Feifer & G. Rattan (Eds.) Emotional Disorders: A Neuropsychological, Psychopharmacological, and Educational Perspective. Middleton, MD: School Neuropsych Press.
Glass, J.A. (2004, March) Bullying Preventions and Interventions: What Works. In I. Hyman (Chair), School Bullying: Theory, Research, Assessment and Interventions. Symposium conducted at the Temple School Psychology Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
Glass, J.A. (2003, June). Theoretical Perspectives of School Bullying: A Review of Empirical and Clinical Support. In I. Hyman (Chair), School Bullying: Theory, Research, Assessment, and Intervention. Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Glass, J.A.; Perrin, F.A., Haas, D., Progar, P. R., Spiga, R., Page, T.J., Worsdell, A. S. (2004,June). Demand Effects on Preference in Human Free Operant Responding. Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Boston, Massachusetts.
Div. 16, American Psychological Association
PSI CHI, International Honor Society of Psychology
Trainers of School Psychologists
National Association of School Psychologists
New Jersey Association of School Psychologists Professional Development Committee
The Pennsylvania Association of Behavior Analysis
Board of Trustees Member, Bancroft Rehabilitation Services
Institutional Review Board Member, Bancroft